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A 30-40 shiur on a Torah topic, every working day, from Yeshivat Har Etzion and the VBM.

A 30-40 shiur on a Torah topic, every working day, from Yeshivat Har Etzion and the VBM.

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United States

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A 30-40 shiur on a Torah topic, every working day, from Yeshivat Har Etzion and the VBM.

Language:

English


Episodes

Rules for Success

2/27/2020
Rules for Success, special sicha given to Bnei Chul at the yeshiva by Rabbi Ben Tzion Shafier, Feb 26, 2020. Rabbi Ben Tzion Shafier is the Director of the www.theShmuz.com.

Duration:00:38:41

Rav Soloveitchik on the Holiday of Purim

2/25/2020
Rav Soloveitchik on the Holiday of Purim, special shiur by Rabbi Hershel Schachter, posek and rosh yeshiva at Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary, Yeshiva University, given at the yeshiva to the Bnei Chul (Feb 24, 2020).

Duration:01:35:28

The Process of Pesak Halacha 18: Should Customs be Distinct or Unified?

2/24/2020
The Process of Pesak Halacha 18: Should Customs be Distinct or Unified?, by Rav Jonathan Ziring Is the existence of different customs ideal or problematic? Should it practically be changed?

Duration:00:30:12

The Process of Pesak Halacha 17: Minhagim: Geographic, Familial, and Ethnic

2/17/2020
The Process of Pesak Halacha 17: Minhagim: Geographic, Familial, and Ethnic, by Rav Jonathan Ziring What are the implications of family customs? Geographic customs? Ashekenazi and Sefardi traditions?

Duration:00:35:41

The Process of Pesak Halacha 16: Minhag as a Form of Personal or Communal Neder

2/10/2020
The Process of Pesak Halacha 16: Minhag as a Form of Personal or Communal Neder, by Rav Jonathan Ziring Why are non-Halachic customs binding? From where are their authority derived?

Duration:00:31:39

Special Shiur - Mission to Abort

2/10/2020
Special Shiur - Mission to Abort, sicha with Bnei Chul, Feb 6, 2020, by Rav Aryeh Lebowitz, the director of Semikha at RIETS as well as the Mara D'atra of Beit Haknesset of North Woodmere.

Duration:00:56:29

Excuses in Avodat Hashem

2/4/2020
Excuses in Avodat Hashem, by Rav Yonasan Sacks, Rosh HaYeshiva Landers College/ Beit Medrash L'Talmud. We thank Rav Sacks for coming to speak with our talmidim.

Duration:00:59:27

My Advocacy for Israel, An address by Colonel Richard Kemp

2/4/2020
My Advocacy for Israel, a special sicha with Bnei Chul, by Colonel Richard Kemp, Feb 3, 2020. Col. Richard Kemp is a retired British Army officer who served from 1977 to 2006. Kemp was an infantry battalion Commanding Officer. Among his assignments were the command of Operation Fingal in Afghanistan from July to November 2003, and work for the Joint Intelligence Committee and COBR. Kemp has spoken on a range of social and political issues, including the British armed forces, the Middle...

Duration:01:14:46

The Process of Pesak Halacha 15: The Importance of Lived Tradition in Psak Halacha

2/3/2020
The Process of Pesak Halacha 15: The Importance of Lived Tradition in Psak Halacha, by Rav Jonathan Ziring Why does mimetic tradition blur the line between law and custom? Why are poskim hesitant to challenge custom, even in light of textual evidence?

Duration:00:32:01

The Process of Pesak Halacha 14: Minhag as Evidence of the Correct Halacha

1/27/2020
The Process of Pesak Halacha 14: Minhag as Evidence of the Correct Halacha, by Rav Jonathan Ziring Why and when does custom act as a data point in determining the proper halacha?

Duration:00:34:43

Shame and Secrecy on the Internet: There is a Way Out

1/26/2020
Shame and Secrecy on the Internet: There is a Way Out, by Brad Salzman, LCSW, CSAT, Internet Addiction Therapy Expert, Director, Kivun Recovery Center Third of 3 sessions in the Mini Yom Iyun: Mental Health, The Internet and the Yetzer Harah, January 23rd, 2020 at the yeshiva for the Bnei Chul.

Duration:00:47:48

Plug Into Reality: Don't Let Yourself Be Controlled

1/26/2020
Plug Into Reality: Don't Let Yourself Be Controlled, by Noach Levin, award-winning Strategic Digital Marketer and Business Intelligence Analyst 2nd of 3 sessions in the Mini Yom Iyun: Mental Health, The Internet and the Yetzer Harah, January 23rd, 2020 at the yeshiva for the Bnei Chul.

Duration:00:49:38

Mental Health: Depression and Anxiety

1/26/2020
Mental Health: Depression and Anxiety, by Rabbi Dr. Abraham J. Twerski, Psychiatrist, Founder of Gateway Rehabilitation Center and author of more than 60 books First of 3 sessions in the Mini Yom Iyun: Mental Health, The Internet and the Yetzer Harah, January 23rd, 2020 at the yeshiva for the Bnei Chul.

Duration:00:47:58

Positive Mitzvot of Shabbat 08: Tosefet Shabbat (Part 3)

1/23/2020
Positive Mitzvot of Shabbat 08: Tosefet Shabbat (Part 3), by Rav Dovid Gottlieb How does Tosefet Shabbat work? What does it mean to "make Shabbat early" if it's still Friday afternoon? Understanding the conceptual framework of Tosefet Shabbat will help explain numerous disputes that surround this fascinating halacha.

Duration:00:31:01

Aseret HaDibbrot 11: Kriat HaTorah of Aseret HaDibbrot

1/22/2020
Aseret HaDibbrot 11: Kriat HaTorah of Aseret HaDibbrot, by Rav Tzvi Kaye. Explaining the different customs; should one stand or sit, which tune to use, and what this teaches us about the Aseret HaDibbrot and Kriat HaTorah.

Duration:00:31:41

The Process of Pesak Halacha 13: Manuscripts in Halacha

1/20/2020
The Process of Pesak Halacha 13: Manuscripts in Halacha, by Rav Jonathan Ziring When considering the positions of previous poskim, how does one weigh new editions or newly found Rishonim? Does one reject these new discoveries or allow them to impact the way one determines halacha?

Duration:00:35:25

The Persona of Moreinu Harav Aharon Lichtenstein zt"l

1/19/2020
The Persona of Moreinu Harav Aharon Lichtenstein zt"l, special shiur by Rabbi Michael Rosensweig, a Rosh Yeshiva at the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary of Yeshiva University and the Rosh Kollel of the Beren Kollel Elyon. This shiur was given to the Bnei Chul at Har Etzion on Thursday January 16, 2020.

Duration:00:51:14

The Halachic Prenup

1/15/2020
The Halachic Prenup, Special Shiur by Rav Mordechai Willig. Rav Mordechai Willig, Rosh Yeshiva at YU, will spoke with Bnei Chul on Tuesday Jan 14, 2020, on Halachic Solutions to the Aguna Problem. Rav Willig wrote the Prenuptial Agreement that is widely used today and is one of the leading experts in the field.

Duration:01:00:33

Aseret HaDibbrot 10: Lo Tachmod

1/14/2020
Aseret HaDibbrot 10: Lo Tachmod, by Rav Tzvi Kaye. Is the prohibition to actually take another person's property, and if so what is the difference between lo tachmod and lo tigzol, or is this a prohibition of the desire to take someone's property. If the prohibition is on the desire, what is the essential problem with having such desire?

Duration:00:32:51

The Process of Pesak Halacha 12: Halacha KeBatrai

1/13/2020
The Process of Pesak Halacha 12: Halacha KeBatrai, by Rav Jonathan Ziring How do poskim weigh early and late poskim? Why and when are later poskim given more authority?

Duration:00:33:51